Super Duper HUGE Annoucement on my One Year Blogiversary!!!

Holy Moly is this HUGE?!  My family knows… and my closest friends know… so now it’s time to share with you lovely readers!! And what better day to share the exciting news than today, my one year blogiversary! That’s right, Vintage News Junkie turns one year old today!! I know I’ve been a bit absent {Read More…}

Come Pick My Garage {DIY, Upcycle, Junk Heaven!}

It’s simple. Sometimes you get in over your head. Sometimes you’re in so deep, you can’t breathe. You keep sinking deeper and deeper. It rises to your knees, your thighs, before you know it your in up to your neck!! Welcome to my garage… Yup… no floor! Well, there is one but you sure can’t {Read More…}

Super Simple DIY Barn Wood Frame {Five Minute Tutorial}

When I say super simple… I mean grab your wood, wave your magic wand, and poof! In less than five minutes you can have this DIY barn wood frame! When I put together my rustic farmhouse mantel last week, I knew I wanted to frame the picture of the Old 1850’s House where I got {Read More…}

Rustic Farmhouse Mantel & Balsam Hill GIVEAWAY!!

 Ever since I met this little two month old calf a few weeks back, I have been head over heels for all things dairy farm! Oh… if I could live on a farm. But as Mother’s Day approaches I am reminded of what my mom would tell me… work with what you have! Growing up.. our house was {Read More…}

Funky Junkie Upcycled Birdhouses & My Red Bench Dilemma

Nothing says spring like all the little birdies pecking at our backyard! I have no idea what they are finding out there. I threw out some bird seed even some bread crumbs, and they don’t like that. Maybe they are finding little bugs or something. Blek! So when we were on our junk adventure a {Read More…}

What D’ya Think? New Tee-Shirt Design (& Silhouette Sale)

Whew… what a week we had on our junk adventure!! If you missed it, check out Rusted Root’s Facebook page for tons of fun pics and what we ran into on the ‘backroads’!! Can we say cock-a-doodle-junk?!? Ha ha! Now, that we’re back, I am focused on taking Rusted Roots to the next level!! And {Read More…}

New Shop, Fave Junk Spots, & Snagging an Old Sign Right Off a Building

Hello?! Is this thing on??? Whew… I was afraid I forgot how to work this here blog thing!! But just like riding a bike… here I am. It’s all coming back to me! Ha ha!! So… A big thank you to those of you who have emailed and extended your concern for my whereabouts. It {Read More…}

Did My $8 Chandelier Work?! *VIDEO TUTORIAL*

You’ve been so patient, friends! I know you are just dying to know if my $8 thrift store chandelier worked?? Right?! C’mon. Humor me! I know I was so anxious to get her up and flip the switch! In case you missed PART ONE, we took our old light fixture down and started the install. {Read More…}

Weekend Junkin’ & Monday Funday Party

Hey there, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!! With another successful weekend of junkin’ behind me, I thought I’d continue my tradition of showing off some of my finds!! I’d say I had a pretty hefty haul and this is just one load!! Ha ha!! I was all over the place this {Read More…}

DIY Wooden Sign for my Partner in Crime {& a MEGA Silhouette Sale}

Ya’ll know about my partner in crime… remember Mr. Spaghetti Sauce Jar Label Scrubber Offer?!? The hubs truly is my partner for all things junky, crafty, DIY, buildy, cooky, laundry, lifey!!! Ha ha!! And he has a little saying that he has said for quite some time… “Me & You, You & Me, Us Together!” {Read More…}